June 5, 2014 8:35
Grimes wrote song for Rihanna – but it was rejected
Canadian artist is to premiere the track in New York this weekend
The news came in a couple of tweets in which Grimes, real name Claire Boucher, revealed she'd be playing three new songs at the event, but the last one is "special & top secret".
Grimes wrote: "for those at gov ball, u should stick around for my final song because its special & top secret & new, actually im playin 3 new songs… but the last song is one me and @BLOOD_DIAMOND5 wrote for rihanna but they turned it down it so its kinda different from regular grimes"
but the last song is one me and @BLOOD_DIAMOND5 wrote for rihanna but they turned it down it so its kinda different from regular grimes— grimes of tarth (@Grimezsz) June 4, 2014
Both Rihanna and Grimes are signed to Jay Z's Roc Nation management. When Grimes signed up in 2013, she said she felt like she had "joined the X-Men".
The Canadian artist recently hinted that her new album will be released in September. The singer, who released her latest album 'Visions' in 2012, is due to release a follow-up this year. Grimes has suggested that her new album will come out on September 9 to fans on Twitter. In a further tweet sent last night (June 4), Grimes said she has re-recorded and re-produced all the songs from her breakthrough album, 'Visions', "so they are much better now".
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